Covance Sr. Medical Director / Medical Director - Neurology/Psychiatry - US in Richmond, Virginia
Based remotely in the US and reporting to the Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Women's Health), the primary role of the incumbent will be to provide subject matter and drug development expertise in support of clinical drug development trials. He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the (Sr.) Medical Director will play a key role in client relations, business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings, and potentially people leadership/management as needed.
This is a remote home-based role in the US, with primarily regional travel, with occasional global as needed. Travel is around 30-50%.
Additional key responsibilities include;
Medical and safety monitoring; Medical data review
Develop, review, and revise protocols, CRF, training materials, code/data tables, listing and figures
Actively participates and assists in preparations for investigator meetings
Participates in project risk assessment activities
Provides clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments
Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area
Participation in bid defense and kick off meetings
MD degree with specialization in Neurology, Psychiatry or related specialty
Board Certification in Neurology or Psychiatry
Relevant sub specialty fellowship training
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to travel up to 50%
A minimum of 5 years clinical research experience within a Pharma or CRO environment
Previous experience in medical practice/patient care
Experience supporting Phase I - IV clinical trials
Strong knowledge and experience with Neurology or Psychiatry trials
Job Number 2018-22437
Job Category Clinical Operations
Position Type Full-Time
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